Technical Designer

Recruiter
Mac Duggal
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Posted
26 Apr 2022
Closes
26 May 2022
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Special Occasion apparel brand is seeking a dynamic, highly organized, and experienced technical designer to join their team. In addition to possessing extensive knowledge of garment construction and fit, the right candidate should be data-driven, self motivated, and eager to learn. A successful candidate will have a deep understanding of all aspects of womens dress/gown fitting with relevant experience.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Fittings
    • Organize fitting schedule and make sure all fittings are done on time so production is not stalled Coordinate fit model booking with agent Lead fitting and identify necessary fit corrections Use Procreate to create fitting comments and draw necessary changes Communicate with all factories and respond to all questions in a timely fashion Work with the Sample Room Team to prepare for fittings Collaborate with Design Team to ensure design intent is executed in the sampling

Production Quality Control

  • Ensure that factories are implementing fitting corrections by checking stock as it arrives in the warehouse Communicate with factories if there are inconsistencies in production Coordinate with sales team, e-commerce team, and in-house alteration department to understand issues in production Communicate with alteration department to re-order trims and supplies from factories

 

A successful candidate will possess the following:

  • 2-4 years previous experience as a Technical Designer or similar role An understanding of the sample to production process Ability to think both creatively and strategically Deadline-oriented, inquisitive, and strong follow-up skills Ability to work in a face paced, high volume, sku intensive environment Ability to navigate ambiguity and make sound decisions; naturally biased toward action while remaining calm in a high-pressure environment

**This is an onsite role, must be able to work in person 5 days a week